Kate Dingwall

Kate Dingwall is a writer and editor, primarily covering the spirits and travel world. Her work has appeared in Forbes.com, Wine Enthusiast, Liquor.com, MAXIM Magazine, DuJour Magazine, Eater, VinePair, Culture Trip, Canada's 100 Best Restaurants, and a number of other publications, online and print. Outside of writing, she is a sommelier and an avid martini drinker.
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Top Five Mezcals To Add To Your Collection

ezcal, often referred to as Tequila’s smokier cousin, the one that commandeered the cocktail scene almost a decade ago and had craft bartenders scrambling to get their hands on bottles.

Le Ragnaie Toscana Vino Bianco – Kates Weekly Wine Picks

While many of my past few bottles of wine have been from wunderkind new winemakers, Le Ragnaie’s wines are heavily rooted in history.  Young winemakers...

The Breakfast Martini – The Hunt For The Perfect Martini

For many of us, myself included, quarantine has induced a fugue, time warp-esque state. Going out on the weekend is nonexistent, so current drinking...

Gins You Should Be Ordering To Have At Home

As Booze World News' resident martini expert, it's safe to say my bar cart is always packed with gins, aged gin, flavored gins, dry gins, and genevers. That's one reason I'm still enamored with the category

The Martinez Cocktail

Recently, I’ve been diving into the fascinating history of Genever, a history rich with pirates, melodrama, and globe-trotting. Long before the London Dry Gins...

Seven Spirits From Around The World You Need To Try

From Grecian Ouzo to terroir-driven Sotol, here are native spirits to enjoy from the world over

Pearl Morissette x Burdock Brewing and 2019 Fleurs Maceration, Domaine Brand & Fils – Kates Weekly Wine Picks

Pearl Morissette x Burdock Brewing BUMO I like a 5’-o-clock ice-cold beer as much as the next person, but my wine-nerd sensibilities often have ben...

Travel Locations We’re Eying This Summer

With summer ramping up and restrictions starting to loosen in some locales, there is plenty of time for a quiet getaway and some travel....

Spirits You Need To Drink Now

Though we all have our tried-and-true favorite spirits, sometimes it's nice to get something new in your glass (particularly if you've taken to quarantine...

The Best Wines To Try This Summer

Warm climates are setting in, which means summer Fridays, longer daylight, and patio drinking. In our humble opinion, many of the bottles are best...

Quarantine Has Changed How We Drink. Will It Stay Like This?

COVID-19 has liquor laws loosening to accommodate a mass switch to take-out. New Yorkers are now walking the streets, drink in hand, as take-out...

Are Virtual Cocktail Competitions Actually Helping?

With a globe of bartenders out of work, booze brands are pivoting to new marketing strategies to match the change in times. Some are...

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